Glenpool prepares for first day of school

VIDEO: Glenpool schools prepare to return to classrooms

GLENPOOL, Okla. — Glenpool Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Mona Smith says classes are starting Thursday.

VIDEO: Back to school for Glenpool on Thursday

Smith says school will be in person, unless parents opted for their children to go virtual.

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All teachers will be required to wear a mask, including students 3rd-12th grade.

Smith says 20 percent of parents chose for their kids to return virtually, while 80 percent chose for their kids to go back in-person.

She says students won’t be sitting in large groups, there will be different traffic patterns in the hallways and there will be fewer students in the cafeterias.